Research-and-Engagement

Nov 16, 2018

Closing the Generation Gap

Social Work Department head and NC State alumna (1990) Dr. Karen Bullock closes the gap between NC State students and older adults through her engaging maymester course on Gerontology (SW 260).  See full original article in the NC State 2018 […]

Jun 29, 2018

Department of Social Work and College of Education Partner for 2018 Spring Summit

On March 27, 2018, NC State’s Department of Social Work along with the NC State College of Education (CED) hosted the 2018 Interdisciplinary Summit: Strengthening Families, Communities and the Schools That Serve Them, which was held at the NC State […]

Jun 18, 2018

From Professor to Professor Emerita: Dr. Joan Pennell Retires after 20 Years of Honorable Service to the Department of Social Work

When Dr. Joan Pennell moved to North Carolina from St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, in December 1997 to take the position of Director of the Social Work Program at NC State, she thought she had arrived in heaven. With its flowering […]

Dec 13, 2017

Collaborative Research Project Aims to Improve Child Welfare in NC

An interdisciplinary group of NC State researchers is helping improve the wellbeing of children across North Carolina.

Oct 25, 2017

Social Work Receives $3.1M to Train Next Generation of Practitioners

NC State’s Department of Social Work has received two federal grants totaling $3.1M to train the next generation of integrated behavioral health and primary care providers.

Oct 5, 2017

Department of Social Work Awarded $3.1 Million to Educate and Train Behavioral Health Practitioners for Careers in Integrated Care

NC State Department of Social Work has been awarded $3.1 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (USDHHS) to expand integrated health service through education and training in behavioral healthcare fields of practice. The Health Resources and […]

May 9, 2016

Masters Students Present Capstone Projects

On April 21, the Department of Social Work hosted a poster session in Caldwell Lounge.  Advanced-year social work students presented conference-style posters describing their year-long capstone projects, which included needs assessments and evaluations of social work interventions.  One student or […]

Apr 26, 2016

Social Work Students Present at Undergraduate Research Symposium

On April 20th, 2016, students from many disciplines across campus presented their research at the 25th Annual NC State Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium. Several of the Department of Social Work’s BSW students also presented their research.  For more information about […]

Feb 28, 2016

MSW Candidates Present Department of Social Work Student Report

See attached for the Student Report… a collection of news from the department, faculty, NASW and student organization happenings put together by the Department of Social Work Advisory Board. Report was prepared by MSW Candidates Jenna Horgan and Elizabeth Patrick.  […]

Apr 9, 2015

Launch of the Behavioral Health Scholars Education and Training Program at the Department of Social Work at NC State

  The fall 2014 semester saw the launch of the Behavioral Health Scholars Education and Training (BHSET). The program, funded by a federal, three-year $1.1 million dollar grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), provides the Scholars with […]